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November 19, 2013
This giant Eggbeater pedal actually works.

LAGUNA BEACH, CA (BRAIN) — Crankbrothers has streamlined its range of cockpit components and paired-spoke tubeless wheels for 2014—a welcome development for retailers suffering from SKU overload—and is offering its alloy wheelsets at more competitive price points.

Posted in North America
November 18, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Seventeen new campuses made it onto the League of American Bicyclists’ bike-friendly universities, which now includes 75 colleges in 32 states and Washington, D.C. 

Posted in North America
November 18, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Seven Americans have been appointed to nine positions on commission at the international cycling union, UCI.

Posted in International
For the first time, every UCI commission has at least one woman member.
November 18, 2013

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) — Schwinn is releasing a special edition of its iconic Sting-Ray model this holiday season, in honor of the bike's 50th anniversary.

Posted in Product/Tech
November 18, 2013
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The CycleTEK Momentum1 trainer boasts 29er compatibility, a large flywheel for realistic coasting and acceleration resistance and a fluid resistance unit that offers a smooth and repeatable resistance curve.
 
Posted in New Products
November 18, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Overall IBD sales were down 6 percent, not 11 percent.

Posted in Studies/Reports
The news is still not great, but 29er sales actually grew a bit.
November 15, 2013

CHICOUTIMI, Quebec (BRAIN) — The Jetpack from Biknd is a travel bag for road and mountain bikes that includes an inflatable wall system that acts like an airbag, absorbing any impacts the bag receives during transit.

Posted in New Products
November 15, 2013

BEND, OR (BRAIN) — Twenty-two years after racing with him on Team Z, Paul Willerton is teaming up with Greg LeMond again, at LeMond's new Minneapolis-based bike company.

Posted in North America
November 15, 2013

PAAL-BERINGEN, Belgium (BRAIN) — Ridley co-owner and CEO Jochim Aerts and an investment group have bought out the Kumpen family's share of the Belgium bike brand.

Posted in International
November 15, 2013

FRESNO, CA (BRAIN) — Steven’s Bicycles has been a Fresno fixture at its Palm and Shields location since 1955, but the retailer will be closing its store there Nov. 22 to move to the Figarden Loop in Northwest Fresno at Brawley.

Posted in Retail News

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